Matthew Flinders Timeline

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In History
  • Matthew Flinders' birth

    Matthew Flinders' birth
    Matthew Flinders is born in 16th March 1774 in Donington, Lincolnshire, England.
  • Matthew Flinders starts school

    Matthew Flinders starts school
    Matthew Flinders starts school at Mr. Whitehead's School at the age of 6.
  • Second Breadfruit Voyage

    Second Breadfruit Voyage
    The government think they need breadfruit and other plants so they send the HMS Providence, captained by Captain William Bligh. Matthew Flinders is on that ship and on that voyage, Flinders finds out that he is a natural shipman.
  • Expeditions with George Bass

    Expeditions with George Bass
    Matthew Flinders has his first and second expeditions as captain and he gets a desire to roam the seas.
  • Flinders starts his expedition on the Investegator

    Flinders starts his expedition on the Investegator
    Flinders and Bass start their expedition to circumnavigate Australia.
  • Flinders is arrested

    Matthew Flinders gets arrested for being thought by the French government that he is a British spy.
  • Flinders dies

    Matthew Flinders dies of kidney failure.
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    The Life of Matthew Flinders

    The life of Matthew Flinders
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    Flinders and Bass Circumnavigate Australia

    Matthew Flinders and George Bass Circumnavigate Australia on the Tom Thumb II.